Telecommunication operators Etisalat and EITC (du) are giving the general public in the UAE the opportunity to assist those devastated by flooding in the Indian state of Kerala. The telco's are allowing users to make donations via SMS with amounts ranging between AED10 and AED200.
Etisalat and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) today signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly support customers with an innovative new mobile loyalty app focused on providing products and services for all DEWA's customers.
Telecom Egypt published its Q2 2018 results driven by its strong operational performance. Consolidated revenue crossed EGP 10bn for the first time increasing 16% year-on-year as data services that increased by 45% year-on-year, continue to lead growth boosted by fixed broadband.
Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr have formally announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide the latter with virtual fixed voice services. The agreement, which represents the first of its kind in the Egyptian market, covers all the basic terms that shall allow both companies to formalize a commercial agreement in due course. Under this MoU, Telecom Egypt through its nationwide fixed network will enable Etisalat Misr to provide its customers with fixed voice services.
VIVA Bahrain, the Kingdom’s leading telecommunications service provider has expanded its global network footprint with the deployment of new points-of-presence (POPs) in Europe, across London and Frankfurt. Through this network deployment, VIVA Bahrain will support the growing demand of its wholesale and enterprise customers across GCC and other international markets with high-quality networking services - IP, capacity, voice and signaling coupled with lowest possible latency.
Ebtikar Card Systems, an Etisalat Group subsidiary, announced that its advanced production center in Ajman renewed the Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certification from the global organization ‘Global System for Mobile Communications' (GSMA).
Mobily, the Saudi telecom operator has joined forces with Ericsson to show 5G capabilities in a demo held at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah, in the western region of Saudi Arabia.
Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecom services provider, and Telecom Egypt, Egypt's first integrated telecom operator, announced a strategic partnership, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems. In addition, Airtel will also take large capacities on a long-term basis on two new state-of-the-art Cable Systems (SMW5 & AAE1). The transactions aim to be concluded after the fulfillment of all conditions precedents.
Saudi telecommunications operator Mobily has announced the successful nationalization of its customer care and call centers across the KSA.
Etisalat Digital announced its new set of challenges for the 5th cohort of Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) focusing on creating smart innovative solutions based on emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain.